It’s almost Panto season…Oh no it isn’t…. Oh yes it is! It makes it even more special that it’s, of course, Christmas! So, get your Santa Hats on, and tinsel out, because it’s sure to sparkle your favourite time of year with fun for all of the family.
Check out our top 5 local pantos and Christmas shows below:
Cinderella at Tamworth Castle Grounds
Dates: 14 Dec 2017 to 22 Dec 2017
What could be more beautiful than witnessing a spectacular tale which is loved all across the world? Cinderella is coming to enlighten Tamworth Castle Grounds this Christmas after the success of last year’s show. The pantomime features plenty of well-known local names, including community champion Lee Bates. If it’s for your children, or if you just love a good pantomime, it’s sure to be something that you just can’t miss out on. – For more information click HERE.
Jack & the Beanstalk at Grand Theatre Wolverhampton
Dates: 9th Dec 2017 to 14th Jan 2018
One giant of a panto is coming to Wolverhampton! Doomed to sell his trusty cow, join Jack as he fights to save Princess Apricot, outwit the evil giant, climb a humungous beanstalk, win riches beyond his wildest dreams, and finally, the hand of the girl he loves dearly. Gareth Gates stars as the one and only Jack, returning favourite Lisa Riley as Spirit of the Beans, and Doreen Tipton as the Trot’s lazy next-door neighbour to name a few. For more information click HERE.
Aladdin at the Regent Theatre
Dates: 15th Dec 2017 to 7th Jan 2018
Quick! Jump aboard upon a high-flying magical carpet and make sure you grab tickets for this year’s brilliant Regent Theatre pantomime Aladdin. Starring Jonathan Wilkes as Aladdin and Christian Patterson as Widow Twankey. Aladdin is an amazing adventure for all, featuring a beautiful love story, flying carpets, a wish-granting genie, an evil sorcerer and a lamp packed full of enlightening family entertainment. Get thinking about your wishes you want to be granted! For more information click HERE.
Dear Santa at the Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
Dates: 17th Dec 2017 to 24 Dec 2017
A perfect introduction to pantomime fitting for 2-7 year olds, Dear Santa (From the author of the well-loved children’s book DEAR ZOO, by Rod Campbell) is a simple story of Santa determined to deliver the best Christmas present to our little hero Sarah. With the help of his Elf, he finally settles on something that is perfect, just in time for Christmas Eve. A magical family treat, with the opportunity to even meet Santa after the show! For more information click HERE.
Home for Christmas at Lichfield Garrick
Dates: 12 Dec 2017 to 31 Dec 2017
Mum, staggering under the weight of her enormous Christmas tree and a to do list longer than she can even think. We follow mum’s quest to make it home on time for Christmas whilst helping out amusing characters along the way; sheep, lost birds, stranded farmers and the Mayor who is stuck in a bit of a rut. Can she help them all and still get home before the snow is due? What will happen if she doesn’t? Most importantly: For Christmas? Come on, and join in on a wonderful, fun-filled adventure for younger audiences. For more information click HERE.